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9 d9 dligonglligongl posted:
Budget for good custom home builders in ACT

we have finish! we love it! Premium end oak is trendy and will go nicely with some black themes. You may also want to consider Blackbutt if you like…

17 d17 dligonglligongl posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

Sorry, I have to admit, I am a poor reader, didn't carefully read through this tread; if polished concrete it make sense, if you are going with HH then also…

17 d17 dligonglligongl posted:
Hydronic heating - carpet?

In my humble opinion, going for underfloor hydronic heating, when you already opting for reverse cycle heating and cooling would be a bit overkill, esp, if you are not going…

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17 d17 dligonglligongl posted:
Budget for good custom home builders in ACT

$3000/m2 is a very generous rate to afford a good builder with high end inclusions; $5000/m2 - its a crazy rate I guess normally associated with inter suburb's over-architecture fancy…

3 months3 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Need help with west facing wall.

How about https://www.smartstonesystems.com/fibro ... t-cladding ?
These are thick XPS foams with a thin layer of stone veneer at the face side. The other side can be…

9 months9 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Who dropped this?

Last few days I was watching our cabbage leaves are disappearing from the garden bed. Today, a purple colour cabbage plant has been completely trimmed to a stem. Apparently the…

Who dropped this?
11 months11 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Island bench size

We have 3m x 1.1m and we are loving it! Upto 3m easily achievable without joint as most of the slabs comes at that length, Quantum Quartz has XL range…

11 months11 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Gap between Window Frames and Brick

small gaps you can fill with polyurethane caulking, like I did just to avoid the creepy crawlies getting into the frame cavity and inside later via plaster joints. (remember though,…

11 months11 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

beautiful colour contrast!

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11 months11 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Handover advice

Just buy Ashworth's PCI guide and DYI. Just $4 it is less than a coffee!

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11 months11 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Gaps between cornice and ceiling after 3 months of build com

Its a general excuse from builders, but I thought it was only a problem for squire sets, the whole idea of cornice was to hide the gaps! hmm.. let's see…

11 months11 monthsligonglligongl posted:
CCTV on a new built house

Just buy ring stickups and doorbell.
I was in the same situation six months back, turned down builders offer for around $3k and instead installed myself 2 stickups and 1…

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1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Gas or induction hot plate?

we have both induction and gas, induction wins hands down, there is a bit of getting used to but once you are comfortable you won't be going back!

1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

QuantumSix+ large format tiles are great,I was very keen to use it, but endup with expensive stone splash-back option, as the builder was not very keen as
1. the tiler was…

1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Canberra custom KDR

HugoBarney, sorry to jump in , perhaps this would help ?

also , how about - bit brave but sounds great.

1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Our KDR Project - Canberra

Thanks Trimega. BH also using Pioneer kitchen I guess.

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Our KDR Project - Canberra

Thanks algernon, I wouldn't say smooth sail, quite a few variations, and a few last-minute rushed decisions, but overall happy with the final finished product. Knockdown to keys about 8…

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Our KDR Project - Canberra

Thanks all
gogo65, yes all part of the build.
hillsbuilds, that's a clever thought :)

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Our KDR Project - Canberra

finally got the keys !!! .

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2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra

keep an eye on the site work/site cut, it is an item normally builder underquote, esp. if you are relying on an allowance for the site work. Looking great! its…

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2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
The Bl*me Game

this is really scary. RC now!!!

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2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Ducted Vacuum

I would happily second the Dyson stick vac option instead of duct vac. We had duct vac included in the building allowance (around 2k) and we instead bought v11 just…

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Waffle Pod Slab with Piers

probably not mandatory here in Canberra, which is odd as I always thought Canberra had stricter regulation - one of the reasons builders site for their insane price here! either…

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Engineered flooring options

Good choice - matte finish is trendy and has less reflection and has lesser smudge effect that higher sheen finishes suffer from. we will have spotted gum matte finish…

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Layout planning

HaminZa unbelievable you are spending this much thought on someone else's plan - very gracious of you!
I think you have made brilliant…

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